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    My Heart Stopped On A Tuesday Morning, Just Not In the Way You’d Think

    *warning: this post may be difficult for some to read, please read with an open and kind heart in understanding and compassion. Opinions are my own. This morning, like every morning, our little boy was awake before everyone else in the house. I truly believe that it is his favorite thing to do; and he is more of a morning person, like his daddy. Certainly, he does not get this from me. As we were doing our normal hustle and bustle, and getting everything and everyone ready to get out the door, he mentioned seeing something somewhere about how teachers have to keep kids safe while at school. Confused, I quickly looked…

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    Welcome to Raising The Shakes’ Blog!

    Heeeeeey girl! Thanks for stopping by. I am going to start off by saying, first and foremost, you can always count on me to start every blog like we were sitting in front of one another, sipping on some coffee….or tea. Whatever floats your boat. Because, if you know anything about me, I am a total goof and I really like caffeine. Pshhh, don’t we all? Really. I did it though – I jumped on the Mom Blog bandwagon. We are all sitting on said bandwagon, holding wands of glitter, with smeared mascara, messy mom buns, with coffee stains all over our perfect white T’s. Or, is that just me? I mean, if there was such…